More About National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting NQF 5

CA is an accredited provider for the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers), we strive to provide professional tuition using qualified lecturers, with practical, industry experience.

Whether you have just left school or are already working, you can study towards an internationally recognised ICB certificate . This is an ideal study choice if you want to become a qualified Technical Financial Accountant or eventually, a Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA).

With the National Diploma: Technical Financial Accountant NQF L5 (SAQA ID: 36213), you will be able to become a Certified Technical Financial Accountant, ICB Membership Designation: CTFAicb (SA).

ICB graduate s are recognised by The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB), The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP), The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA), The South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAI T), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).


  • Business Literacy
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Pastel Accounting
  • Pastel Payroll
  • Excel Level 1
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Business Law and Accounting Control

Entrance Requirements

  • Grade 10 (Std 8 ) or equivalent.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • No prior accounting knowledge is needed.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounting Technician
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Certified Tax Technician


In each learning area the learner will be assessed on a Portfolio of Evidence comprising a collection of formative assessments as well as summative assessments.


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